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Unique ID: NMS-1FA4F6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval gilt copper alloy square harness mount for the suspension of a pendant, a hollow-backed four-sided pyramid with a very narrow basal flange, a central rivet hole (rivet missing) and bifurcated loop folded backwards around a spindle from which a fragment of a pendant is suspended. Slight traces of gilding remain. The form compares with that of BH-165342. See NMS-B25222 for a list of other Norfolk examples. Width 14.7mm. Length or height, excluding pendant, 23mm. Thickness or height (i.e. of pyramid) 6.8mm. 12th century.


Found on stubble.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 14.7 mm
Thickness: 6.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 24th September 2018 - Wednesday 26th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Deerhurst (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8828
Four figure Latitude: 51.95036084
Four figure longitude: -2.17600879
1:25K map: SO8828
1:10K map: SO82NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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